Cubs pitchers and catchers report to spring training [PHOTOS]

SHARE Cubs pitchers and catchers report to spring training [PHOTOS]

Cubs fans have been waiting for the 2016 season since the final out of the NLCS in October.

The wait is almost over.

Pitchers and catchers reported to camp Saturday and positional players will report this week.

Joe Maddon says Jason Heyward could bat leadoffAs of Sunday, opening day is only 44 days away.

Cubs pitchers and catchers report to spring training

The Latest
It wasn’t immediately clear how the driver fell, Illinois State Police said.
Patrick Williams and Ayo Dosunmu are still very much in the plans for the Bulls moving forward, but they’re no longer in the starting lineup. So how can they continue to develop with less minutes, while the Bulls try and start winning games more consistently? That’s the wire the coaching staff will now walk.
The Americans are winless in 12 games against European opponents at the World Cup since 2002, losing six, and are 1-7 during the tournament’s knockout rounds.
Understanding the minds of ice anglers, a suburban great horned owl, the harvest from Wisconsin’s gun season and a question on hunting shed antlers are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.